FCEDA In the News

Nomadic Display to create 30 new jobs in connection with headquarters relocation in Fairfax County

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 12:30pm

Fairfax County, Virginia – Gov. Terry McAuliffe today announced that Nomadic Display, a worldwide leader in trade show displays, will create 30 new jobs and invested $940,000 in connection with its headquarters relocation within Fairfax County. Virginia successfully competed with North Carolina for the project.

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FBI won’t be coming to Springfield, but Fairfax County remains viable location option for government agencies

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 4:56pm

Fairfax County, Virginia – The federal government announced today that it will not build a new headquarters for the FBI at a site in central Springfield or one of two locations in Prince George's County, Md., despite plans that have been in the works for a decade.

Proposals to replace the J. Edgar Hoover Building in Washington, D.C., have never been fully funded.

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FCEDA’s Gordon foresees Vietnamese investment in Fairfax County as Asian delegation makes historic stop

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 4:11pm

Fairfax County, Virginia – Fairfax County became home to international commerce history Tuesday, with Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Secretary of Trade and Commerce Todd Haymore joining officials for a ceremony marking a first-ever agreement to promote business between  Vietnamese provinces and a U.S. state.

Haymore and leaders from six Vietnamese provinces signed a memorandum of understanding that urges greater cooperation to stimulate trade between the two areas.

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Health IT company MicroHealth will expand, creating 65 new jobs in Fairfax County

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 12:30pm

Fairfax County, Virginia – Gov. Terry McAuliffe today announced that MicroHealth, LLC, a service-disabled veteran-owned small business that provides health information technology for federal and commercial health organizations, will invest $395,000 to expand its IT operation in Fairfax County. The expansion will create 65 new jobs.

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FCEDA’s Gordon hails launch of Air India service to Dulles Airport as “major improvement”

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 4:00pm

Fairfax County, Virginia, July 7, 2017 – Air India launched nonstop service between Washington Dulles International Airport and New Delhi today with ceremonies that drew Indian and American dignitaries including Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe.

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FCEDA, InnoHungary Tech Center are Tysons Corner stops for Hungarian business delegation on U.S. tour

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 4:12pm

Fairfax County, Virginia – A delegation representing a diverse set of business sectors in Hungary visited the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority

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Experts meet entrepreneurs as Cybertech Fairfax reaffirms Fairfax County as America’s Cyber Gateway

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 1:49pm

When Israel-based Cybertech was looking for an East Coast venue to host its cybersecurity technology conference, Fairfax County – with its large cyber cluster – was a logical location.

That was reaffirmed on Tuesday, June 13, when government officials, businesses, vendors and cybersecurity experts converged at Capital One headquarters in Tysons Corner to discuss the latest strategies and technologies to combat cyber threats.

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Fairfax County is home to nine companies on 2017 Fortune 500 list -- more than half of D.C.-area total

Friday, June 9, 2017 - 3:16pm

Nine Fairfax County-based companies, in industries ranging from financial services and hospitality to defense and technology consulting, hold spots on Fortune magazine’s list of the 500 largest publicly traded companies in the United States.

Eight Fairfax County companies made the list in 2016.

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Amazon Web Services to create up to 1,500 more jobs in Fairfax County

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 4:15pm

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, will expand its presence in Fairfax County with a new East Coast corporate campus at One Dulles Tower in the Herndon area of the county. The expansion is expected to create up to 1,500 jobs. Virginia competed against Texas and Washington  state for the project.

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FCEDA hosts Belgian dignitaries for roundtable discussion aimed at advancing trade relationships

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 9:10am

Fairfax County, Virginia – Dirk Wouters, Ambassador of Belgium to the United States, and Pieter De Crem, Belgian Secretary of State for Foreign Trade, were among those participating in a roundtable discussion, hosted by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) on May 31.

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